Table I

WSSV genes and their products

Band No.GenePosition in the WSSV genomeSizeaEstimated size from SDS-PAGEGenBank™ accession numberCharacteristics of deduced proteinsGene transcription p.i.Mass spectrometrySequence coverage
start codonstop codonaamassMALDIESI
kDa h %
1vp682281962279936877AF411464Not known18–36Q-TOF19
2vp9526722388951112AF402996Not known18MALDI72
4vp1212416372412751211317AF402997Not known6–24MALDI, Q-TOF2819
5vp1841731781737291842122AF402998Not known30MALDI7
6vp20811184952082324AF402999vp24 of WSSV (Ref. 14)18–30MALDI, Q-TOF6133
7p221800361794252042225AF227911vp26 of WSSV (Ref. 14)18–36MALDI, Q-TOF4448
8p2042442422448532042227.5AF308164vp28 of WSSV (Ref. 14)18–36MALDI, Q-TOF4245
9p20428MALDI, Q-TOF4236
10p20429Q-TOF19
11vp2811416961425382813235AF411634Not known30MALDI, Q-TOF277
12p20437Q-TOF12
13vp3001329941338933003438AF403003Not known18MALDI24
vp2921305661314412923338AF411636Not known24–48MALDI, Q-TOF245
14p2241Q-TOF4
vp35758956600263573941AF403004Not known36MALDI20
16vp4661771241785214665250AF395545Not known24–30MALDI, Q-TOF2411
vp3841425451436963844350AF411635Not known24MALDI, Q-TOF128
18vp4483004322990894485055AY048543Not known24MALDI9
19vp5442417752434065446260AY044842Not known36MALDI, Q-TOF88
21vp6741190571210786747676AY048545Class I cytokine receptor24MALDI9
23vp8002550752574748008990AY044843ATP/GTP binding motif36MALDI, Q-TOF183
24vp1684300501b445b1684186180AY048547Collagen30MALDI22
  • a Size of ORFs in amino acids (aa) and predicted molecular mass (kDa).

  • b Size = 300500 → 305107 + 1 → 445.